This history title from Ladybird is the ideal homework help book for primary school children who are learning about the Victorians at school. Packed with everything a child needs to know about Victorian life and times, it is perfect for all school project work, with a timeline, glossary and index for easy reference. Fully illustrated and full of interesting bite-size facts, Ladybird Histories: Victorians features information about what people wore, what jobs they did, how they lived, children's lives, and notable people of the period including Queen Victoria, Charles Dickens, Isambard Kingdom Brunel and key social reformers.
Mr Brown has written an assessment of the Evangelical revival in the Church of England at the beginning of the nineteenth century. He makes a number of important points about the Evangelicals: who they were, what they tried to do, how they tried to do it, and what success they had. He establishes how much they made the later Victorian age what it was and also suggest how the movement came to lose its hold on the foremost minds if the age in the third generation.